As Richmond removed several Confederate monuments this week, Charlottesville officials say they are prevented from doing the same until the Supreme Court of Virginia determines whether it will hear an appeal of a 2017 lawsuit.
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Advocates including local attorney Elliott Harding argue that the Virginia Department of Corrections is not complying with a settlement reached in May over COVID-19 health conditions in state prisons.
Recently, U.S. District Judge Norman K. Moon denied as moot as motion from defendants Jason Kessler, Matt Parrott and Nathan Damigo that called on the judge to recuse two of his law clerks for alleged personal connection to plaintiff Elizabeth Sines.
A “Johnny Reb" statue has sat in front of the Albemarle County courthouse since 1909.
Dems will choose 5th District challenger, Republicans to pick Warner opponent
Roger Dean Huffstetler, John Lesinski, Claire Russo and Dr. Cameron Webb are seeking the nomination. The winner will go up against Republican Bob Good in November.
The motion argues that the issuance of a temporary injunction will preserve the status quo and prevent the state from enforcing Northam’s executive order by charging non-complying people with a misdemeanor until the litigation is settled.
After reaching the intersection of Emmet Street and Barracks Road, the protesters stopped, filling the intersection.
According to Richard Spencer, efforts to de-platform him in the wake of the Unite the Right rally have made fundraising difficult.
The choice to nominate via a convention has led to much drama and disagreement between the candidates and within the 5th District GOP committee.